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Neither Joe Sleevi nor Donald Emmot spoke much about their time in the service during the Vietnam War to their families. There was the unwelcoming reception they received upon their return, as well as some unhappy memories. But, mainly, they just … more
Motorcycles, metal bands and good times are on tap for the third annual Freedom Fest, a day-long event in Littleton to thank and help America's military veterans. Eight bands will rock the Platte River Bar & Grill, 5995 S. Santa Fe Drive, on June … more
On May 29, Memorial Day ceremonies were held in the area to honor the more than 1 million men and women who died serving their country. The events included speeches, 21-gun salutes and the playing of “Taps.” Pat Hannon Post 4666 Veterans of … more
Highlands Ranch resident Robert McAdam flew in a Boeing B-17 on a mission once in World War II — and he had to bail out over Nazi-occupied Austria. "I was 23 at the time, and I don't … more
U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-7th District, has partnered with the governor’s office to honor men and women who served during the Vietnam era from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, the beginning and … more
Like many service organizations, Rotary International is mainly composed of an aging membership. Rotary Club of Littleton is hoping to engage young veterans, including offering a pair of scholarships to join. Dues for the evening Rotary club run … more
For Vietnam veteran Abe Alonzo, the March 24 ceremony honoring him and 53 others for their service in an unpopular and devastating war was long overdue. “We weren’t accepted or received after our tour in Vietnam,” said the 68-year-old … more
Arapahoe, with a diligent effort from junior Delaney Smith and a strong finish by the Warriors' 400-yard freestyle relay team, earned a third-place finish in the Class 5A State Swimming Championships on Feb. 10 at the Veterans Memorial Aquatics … more
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